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Key Votes

LD 67 - Prohibiting Smoking at State Park Beaches - Key Vote

Maine Key Votes

Barry Hobbins voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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NOTE: THIS BILL CONTAINS AN EMERGENCY CLAUSE, MEANING THE BILL WILL GO INTO EFFECT IMMEDIATELY UPON APPROVAL (GOVERNOR'S SIGNATURE OR VETO OVERRIDE), RATHER THAN THE MANDATORY 90 DAY PERIOD REQUIRED OF BILLS WITHOUT AN EMERGENCY CLAUSE, WHICH REQUIRES A TWO-THIRDS VOTE OF ALL MEMBERS IN EACH CHAMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE FOR PASSAGE.

Stage Details

Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibiting Smoking at State Park Beaches

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (26-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting Smoking at State Park Beaches

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits smoking within 20 feet of a beach, playground, snack bar, group picnic shelter, business facility, enclosed area, public place, or restroom located in a state park or state historic site.

Highlights:
-Requires the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention to post signs and undertake public education initiatives regarding smoking prohibitions in state parks and state historic sites (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibiting Smoking at State Park Beaches

Sponsors

  • John M. Nutting VII (ME - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Robert S. Duchesne (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Seth A. Goodall (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dawn Hill (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon Hinck (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Leila Jane Percy (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Pamela Jabar Trinward (ME - D) (Out Of Office)
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